Challenges ahead for Minneapolis Public Schools 2010 was a challenging year for Minneapolis Public Schools, and 2011 should be no different. Midmorning speaks with the Minneapolis Schools superintendent about schools budgets, contract negotiations with teachers, and the achievement gap.9:06 a.m.
Bernadeia Johnson: Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent.
An intimate look at a founding family John Adams has had his share of publicity in the past few years. Historian Joseph Ellis's new book takes a look at the enduring relationship between Adams and his wife, Abigail, as revealed through their letters to one another.10:06 a.m.
Joseph Ellis: Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His new book is "First Family: Abigail and John Adams."
Navy investigates "inappropriate" videos The Navy says it will investigate videos broadcast to the crew of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS Enterprise, in which gay slurs and coarse language were used. The videos feature the man who took over as the ship's captain in May.10:45 a.m.
Bruce Fleming: Professor of english at the U.S. Naval Academy and author of "Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide." He joins us by phone from Annapolis, Maryland.